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Gender

Tamer Mawafi
What an Egyptian woman under 40 experiences when being refused a hotel room goes well beyond merely being disqualified. It places her in a frame that assumes that being away from her male guardian will inevitably turn her into a “prostitute.”
Eman Adel
The video of a Brazilian traveler harassing a veiled Egyptian girl has caused a furor on social media, and reignited the debate about the male orientalist gaze fetishizing Arab women.
Dr. Maitrayee Mukhopadhyay
Feminisms in development is alive and well and it is in the hands of the future generation. They are making all the difference in local struggles and making new meaning for the futures of feminism in development.
Linda Maher
Rana Al-Haddad has joined the long caravan of victims, whose families took away their right to live, as part of a culture that discriminates against women, and even enables killing them under the feeblest of pretexts.
Marwa Alsawwaf
The recent killing of a young female doctor in Cairo was no incident. It was an extreme yet logical consequence of a Stasi-like system of 1,000 eyes, in which doormen and neighbors serve as moral watchdogs over any woman who dares living alone.
Tracy Jawad
Camille had a breast reduction for medical reasons. The surgeon promised her a “harmonious look,” yet she ended up with “breasts that no longer look like breasts.” A story about medical malpractice, and not having a legal foot to stand on.
Linda Maher
In August 2019 the horrifying murder of Israa Gharib outraged Palestinians. In February 2021, they were outraged again as a judge released the main suspects on bail.
Safia Mahdi
The one maimed by acid. The other burnt alive. Two recent crimes targeting Yemeni women raise the issue of domestic violence in the war-torn country.
Maya El Ammar
On December 21st, 2020, Lebanese legislators chose to reinforce and multiply the oppression of women exploited in the sex industry, prohibited by Lebanese law, and reassert the equal treatment of both the exploited and their exploiters, in the benefit of sex buyers who are still, for the vast majority, male consumers exempted of any legal or moral responsibility.
Zainab Al Mshat
In case of adultery, Iraqi judges will be satisfied with a phone message or voice call as evidence of a wife’s betrayal. Yet, when the husband is concerned, they require the wife to produce four witnesses …
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